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Results of the HE Business and Community Interaction (HEBCI) Survey for 2015/16, published online free of charge, show that 3,890 graduates start-ups were formed in 2015/16, and that active HE provider spin-offs and start-ups employed over 44,000 people. HE providers earned £1.7 billion from intellectual property, consultancy contracts, CPD courses, regeneration and development programmes, and facilities and equipment related services.
This UK Performance Indicator Experimental Statistics release covers widening participation and non-continuation rates at publicly funded HE providers and alternative providers.
This UK Performance Indicators release focuses on non-continuation rates for UK domiciled students.
We are consulting on our new model for collecting information about what higher education (HE) students do after graduating (deadline for responses: 7 April).
HESA is pleased to announce that Civica will work alongside HESA on the Data Futures data collection system. Data Futures is HESA’s ambitious programme to deliver a modernised and more efficient approach to collecting data and information from more than 250 higher education providers across the UK.
Total income for the UK HE sector was £34.7 billion in 2015/16. Income from tuition fees was £16.8 billion representing 48.4% of total income. The sector's total expenditure was £33.0 billion, of which £18.0 billion (54.6%) was spent on staff costs.
For the last 18 months, we have been conducting a major review of the data we collect about the outcomes of graduates. We are pleased to announce that we will be publishing our final design on Monday 6 March. Here, we provide some updates on the project.
In 2015/16 Engineering & technology departments had both the highest proportion of non-UK nationality academic staff and the lowest proportion of female academic staff. Education departments conversely employed the lowest proportion of non-UK nationals and the highest proportion of women.
Staff in Higher Education 2015/16 and Higher Education Statistics for the United Kingdom 2015/16 provide data on HE staff broken down by demographic and contract characteristics.
Our new open data champions will lead the way in widening access to our datasets. They’ll work closely with you, as sector colleagues, to refine and implement agreed plans. And as these plans are rolled out, they’ll support you to make the most of our data in its new open format.
Degree Apprenticeships are set to grow substantially in the next few years. We have been working to streamline the process of submitting apprenticeship student data in order to reduce the burden on HE providers.